Fleet Management


Boyd Bros Revenues Rise 13% In 1999

Boyd Bros. Transportation Inc., Clayton, AL, had record revenues and earnings for 1999. For the year ended Dec. 31, 1999, operating revenues increased 13% to $133.1 million versus $118.1 million for 1998.


Con-Way Southern Opens New Alabama Terminal

Con-Way Southern Express has held the groundbreaking for its $6.8 million service center facility in Bessemer, AL. The new facility will replace CSE's current Birmingham facility at 601 Republic Circle and double its freight handling capacity.


Matlack Back In the Black

Bulk hauler Matlack Systems, Wilmington, DE, was back in the black for its first fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 1999.


Chicago Transport Planners Discuss Impact Of E-Commerce

More than 200 community, government and industry leaders gathered for the conference titled Moving Goods From Here to There: Improving Metropolitan Chicago's Freight Transportation Network.


Record Quarter For Landstar

Landstar System, Jacksonville, FL, has reported record 1999 fourth quarter net income of $15.6 million, on record revenue of $380.1 million. For the same period in 1998, Landstar reported net income of $11.3 million on revenue in the quarter of $333.9 million.


Intermodal Company Plans To Get Foothold In Truckload

ESCO Transportation Company, a publicly traded intermodal drayage company, has announced a five-year plan to consolidate the highly fragmented intermodal drayage and short-haul truckload segments of the industry


Non-Package Revenue Rises At UPS

A big increase in non-package revenue helped push United Parcel Service fourth-quarter financials into record territory.


Kenan Revenues Up in 1999

Kenan Transport, Chapel Hill, NC, announced 1999 fourth-quarter revenues of nearly $38.3 million, up from $33.4 million for the same period in 1998. Revenue for the year was nearly $141.6 million, up from $130.1 million in 1998, while net income was nearly $4.7 million, down from $5.2 million the previous year.


Ryder Revenue Up For 1999

Ryder System Inc. reported a 7.5% rise in revenues for 1999 and a 9.5% increase in the fourth quarter.


OTR Express Blames Fuel Prices For Loss

OTR Express, Olathe, KS, attributes its net loss for the fourth quarter of 1999 and the first quarter of 2000 to a rapid increase in fuel costs in recent months.

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